Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World

News 2021-08-26 at 12:40

Welcome to our webinar "Boosting Circular Economy" on the 30th of September to hear about the latest results of circular economy research projects and the advancements in strategic research.

The event will open to an international audience of experts in the circular economy. The program of the day includes the promotion of the circular economy and new winds of research supporting it from Finland and the rest of the world. During the day we have presentations from Sweden, Netherlands, Russian, Greece, Denmark and Australia. 

This event is part of a two-day webinar organized by the Circwaste project and is also a side event of World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF 2021). The event is open to everyone and free of charge and is implemented through the Teams app. Times refer to local time in Finland (EEST/UTC +03:00).

Welcome to boost and share your experiences!

Programme


Boosting Circular Economy – Circular economy advancements from Finland and around the World 30th September 2021


Session 1: Where is Finland in Circular Economy?

Chair in the morning: Petrus Kautto, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

10:00 EEST/UTC +03:00 Opening of the event
Jyri Seppälä
Finnish Environment Institute

10:20 Circular economy of Finland
Sari Tasa
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

10:40 Circular economy as a global winning strategy
Malena Sell
The Finnish Innovation Fund, Sitra

11:00 Main results from the Circwaste project
Kati Pitkänen, Hanna Salmenperä, Tiina Karppinen and Jaakko Karvonen 
Finnish Environment Institute

Session 2: On the road again – The most inspiring circular examples from abroad

Chair in the afternoon: Sari Piippo & Tiina Karppinen, Finnish Environment Institute

12:30 Welcome words and brief introduction
Sari Piippo
Finnish Environment Institute

12:35 The LIFE-IP Circular Economy Implementation in Greece project: Key actions towards a circular transformation
Dimitris Homatidis
Green Fund, Greece

12:55 Circular challenges in Denmark – and examples of how we aim to address them
Ditte Vesterager Christensen
The Capital Region of Denmark’s Department for Environment and Resources

13:15 An Australian perspective on circular economy: catching up with Europe or carving our own path to circular?
Jodie Bricout
University of Adelaide and Lifecycles, Australia

13:35 Working together for better Barents - cooperation between Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia
Helena Dahlbo and Tatiana Guseva 
Finnish Environment Institute and Environmental Industrial Policy Centre (EIPC)

Session 3: Modelling and Monitoring to Boost the Transition

14:10 Modelling recycling and waste incineration in life cycle assessment 
Tomas Ekvall
Chalmers University of Technology

14:30 Impacts of circular economy transition – modeling results from TransCirc
Hannu Savolainen
Finnish Environment Institute

14:50 Results from Cicat2025
Johanna Alakerttula
Tampere University

15:10 Measuring and circular economy in the Netherlands
Aldert Hanemaaijer 
PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

15:30 Household Waste Measuring in Central Finland
Tanja Oksa
City of Jyväskylä

16:00 End of day

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